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Andrew G. Melton

Full Name: Andrew G. Melton
Birth date: 1797
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th (1) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
(1) Tarrant, located four miles north of Sulphur Springs in the central part of the county, was the first county seat of Hopkins County. Its post office closed in 1871. Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, A.G. Melton, age 56 (born circa 1797), native state North Carolina, emigrated from Mississippi in 1851, farmer, postoffice Tarrant, Hopkins County. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Andrew G. Melton, born circa 1797 in North Carolina, died after 1860 in Tarrant, Hopkins County, Texas. Melton Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1850 - A.G. Melton, Hopkins County, age 53, born circa 1797 in North Carolina, farmer, living in household with Mary Melton.
    Census of 1860 - A.G. Melton, Tarrant, Hopkins County, age 63, born circa 1797 in North Carolina, day laborer, living in household with Mary Melton. FamilySearch . 1860 1850
  • List of Hopkins County judges includes A.G. Melton, p. 58. Fleming, E. B. Early History of Hopkins County, Texas: Biographical Sketches and Incidents of the Early Settled Families, 1902. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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